BackupAssist v5. It's the Windows Server 2008 tape backup solution that should have been built-in!

  • Simple, affordable, reliable tape backup software for Windows operating systems.
  • A much more functional and efficient alternative to Windows NTBackup.
  • User friendly interface - set up in just 7 minutes & no training required.
  • Complete backup solution - includes scheduling, email reports and media rotation.
  • Stores data in ZIP64 format - proven technology with legendary reliability.
  • Automatic software compression - store more data on each tape!
  • Restore Console - search backups easily and restore data in minutes!
  • Created in response to popular demand by over 50,000 BackupAssist users in 91 countries!

Get the world's best-value tape backup software for Server 2008.

At BackupAssist we believe in asking our customers what they want... unlike Microsoft! So even before they suddenly decided to leave NTBackup out of Windows, our BackupAssist customers had us working on a better alternative... really affordable tape backup software that eliminates the frustration factor and actually aims to give you a 0% tape backup failure rate.

So don't let Microsoft just decide on your behalf that tape backup is obsolete. Get BackupAssist v5 so you can maximize your existing investments in tape hardware for many years to come on any Windows operating system: Server 2008, SBS 2008 & EBS 2008, Vista, Server 2003 and more.

You'll find BackupAssist is ready to go right out of the box, with a seven minute set-up and an extremely user-friendly interface that gives you easy to follow wizards, scheduling, media rotation and daily email reports to make the whole process absolutely simple. (If you're an advanced user, you can easily customize the schemes and you'll find the ZIP64 standard and tape creates the perfect combination for long term data archival backup and data retention.)

Yes! Our new Zip-to-Tape Add-on really is based on the simple ZIP64 standard, so it will probably never go out of date. That also means you can backup to tape using the trusted and proven ZIP file format and rest easy knowing you can finally rely on your tape backups completing successfully.

And you can just forget all the stupid, frustrating complications that used to go with NTBackup restore operations. The simple ZIP file format makes your data restorable nearly anywhere and our fantastic new BackupAssist v5 Restore Console makes it so easy to find the data you want, you'll be back up and running in a matter of minutes!

Automatic scheduling and media rotation - just point and click!

  • Scheduling
  • Backup history
  • Onsite/Offsite media rotation
  • Weekly, monthly and yearly archiving.

Enhanced emailed reports - including media usage reports!

  • Track data growth
  • Anticipate problems before they occur (tape almost full)
  • Reminders to change tapes etc. minimize human error
  • Clear, easy to follow instructions.

Cool new Restore Console - get your data back in minutes!

  • Easily search your backups and see different file versions at a glance.
  • Consolidates all your backup types.
  • Restore single documents, files, or entire directories.

Try BackupAssist™ now!

Download our 30-day free trial of BackupAssist v5 with the Zip-To-Tape Add-on. Then you can forget all about Microsoft's built-in backup hassles forever!

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  • BackupAssist with Restore Console - USD 249
  • BackupAssist Zip-To-Tape Add-on -   USD 129


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Server OS:

Windows 2008 Family

  • Server 2008
  • Server 2008 R2
  • SBS 2008
  • EBS 2008

Windows 2003 Family

  • Server 2003
  • Server 2003 R2
  • SBS 2003
  • SBS 2003 R2

Workstation OS:

Windows 7 Family

Windows Vista Family

Windows XP Family

Before installing BackupAssist, I had a 60% failure rate. Now, my failure rate is 0%! It blows my mind that most backup software makes backups so complicated. [BackupAssist] may also be good for larger companies, but for a small business (70 employees), this is the PERFECT solution.

Jeremy Lilly,
Five Star Fab & Fixture (Australia)
September 3, 2009.